IBF featherweight world champion Josh Warrington was way too much for French challenger Sofiane Takoucht at Leeds Arena.
IBF featherweight world champion Josh Warrington (30-0, 7 KOs) crushed Sofiane Takoucht (35-4-1, 13 KOs) in two rapid rounds.
If Shakur Stevenson beats Joet Gonzalez on October 26, he might not make a single defense of the WBO featherweight title.
The first female title fight in the United States to receive extensive drug testing has now also claimed its first casualty.
In his first defense of the IBF International title, IBF #5 rated junior middleweight Orlando Fiordigiglio (31-3, 13 KOs) was overwhelmed and stopped by Sam Eggington (27-6, 16 KOs) in the second round on Thursday night at the Tuscany Hall in Florence, Italy.
The long-awaited Battle of Brooklyn ultimately gave the crowd its money’s worth, even if not as competitive as it was fierce.
Prior to Saturday night, Oscar Valdez took a wait-and-see approach before discussing potential unification bouts or even a huge showdown with former two-division titlist Carl Frampton.
He was in with an overmatched opponent, but Gary Russell Jr. didn’t show any signs Saturday night of ring rust during what has become his annual appearance in the ring.
British featherweight prospect Jordan Gill was expected to romp in a Saturday NXTGEN matchup with lightly-regarded Mexican fighter Enrique Tinoco, but everything went wrong for Gill, and Tinoco left Nottingham with an eighth round stoppage victory.
Belfast featherweight boxer Michael Conlan has apologised for his ring walk song prior to a bout on St Patrick’s Day in New York as it contained a pro-IRA lyric.